We'll get into the details in a bit, but the big news Wednesday had to be Google unloading its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo at what appears to be a huge loss — and during the same week that the Android maker announced a sweeping patent-sharing deal with Samsung, which can't be just a coincidence. More on that in a moment, but for now, here's what else went down on Wednesday...
When it comes to apps users can't live without, Evernote's "second brain" technology would likely top many lists -- but a former TechCrunch journalist has called out the service and its frequently buggy software.
Late last month, Western Digital issued a warning to registered owners of its external hard drive products about potential data loss with OS X Mavericks -- an issue the company now appears to have corrected.
On the heels of minor updates to iTunes and GarageBand for Mac earlier this week, Apple has relieved the suffering of millions of Gmail users running OS X Mavericks with a separate update specific to Mail.app.
Well here's a nice surprise to round out the week: OS X Mavericks 10.9 has now hit gold master status, which means a formal release could hit the Mac App Store whenever Cupertino decides to pull the trigger.
They say the only good bug is a dead one, and the folks at Plex would seem to agree. On the heels of a big Android update, the existing iOS app gets some love to speed things up and stomp out those pesky bugs.
iTunes 11 may barely be a couple of weeks old, but that doesn't mean Apple's latest media player software didn't arrive with a few bugs and quirks, but some of those have now been stomped out with the first minor update.
We're still waiting for that Retina Display-enabled Adobe Photoshop update, but the company is inching a bit closer with the availability of a release candidate for Adobe Lightroom that adds this coveted feature.